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ID
b304
Title
"The Middle of Nowhere."
Genre
Story
Page Count
21
Word Count
4600
Publisher
Argosy
Publication Year
1968
Topics
Drifters

Bates portrays a young widow and cafe owner as she discovers love with an Irish drifter, only to find her happiness shattered by the cruelty of her customers. In Argosy (July 1968, with title "In the Middle of Nowhere"), The Wild Cherry Tree(1968).